Law School | Series Review

Legal dramas are a hit or miss, usually. It caters to a specific type of audience and definitely not everyone's cup of tea. You would seldom hear someone say, “Let's watch a legal drama for healing or to past time.” It requires your full attention, and it can't be played in the background while you're…

First Impression: My Roommate is a Gumiho

Drama Profile Title: My Roommate Is A Gumiho (English title) / Frightening Cohabitation (literal title)Main Cast: Jang Ki-yong, Hyeri, Kang Han-na, Bae In-hyuk, Kim Do-wanWriter: Baek Sun-woo, Choi Bo-rim (A Poem A Day)PD: Nam Sung-woo (Kill It, Kkondae Intern, 100 Days My Prince, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo)Timeslot: Wednesday and Thursday / 22:30HNetwork: tvNEpisodes: 16Genre: Fantasy, Romantic Comedy Plot Synopsis: A nine-tailed fox (gumiho),…

First Impression: Penthouse 3

Drama Profile Title: Penthouse 3 / The Penthouse: War in Life 3Main Cast: Kim So-yeon, Lee Ji-ah, Eugene, Uhm Ki-joonWriter: Kim Sun-ok (The Last Empress, Temptation of Wife)PD: Joo Dong-minTimeslot: Friday / 22:00Network: SBSEpisodes: 12Genre: Makjang Plot Synopsis: After Su-ryeon's "successful" revenge plot in Season 2, she witnessed Logan’s death right before her eyes. She is now set on finding out the real…

Lee Yo-won, Chu Ja-hyun confirmed for “Green Mothers Club”

Lee Yo-won (The Running Mates: Human Rights) and Chu Ja-hyun (My Unfamiliar Family) are both confirmed to lead the upcoming slice-of-life drama “Green Mothers Club” (literal translation). “Green Mothers Club” will revolve around the strong bond of five mothers who met through their children's elementary school community despite having different backgrounds. Lee Yo-won is cast as Eun-pyo, a proud…

Korean remake of UK series “Uncle” reveals cast

Oh Jung-se (It's Okay to Not Be Okay), Jeon Hye-jin (Stranger 2), Park Sun-young (The World of the Married), Lee Sang-woo (Lovestruck in the City), and Hwang Woo-seul-hye (Crash Landing on You) have all been confirmed to join the TV Chosun adaptation of “Uncle.” The drama is a remake of the UK television series "Uncle" that aired on Channel 4 in…

Ahn Eun-jin, Park Sung-hoon, and Joy cast in “Just One Person”

Ahn Eun-jin (Hospital Playlist), Park Sung-hoon (Joseon Exorcist), and Red Velvet’s Joy (Tempted) are all confirmed for the upcoming JTBC drama “Just One Person” (literal title). Veteran actress Go Doo-shim (When the Camellia Blooms) is also set to join the project. Ahn Eun-jin will play Pyo In-suk, a stubborn and insensitive woman who learns that she has terminal illness. She…

Ok Taecyeon, Kim Hye-yoon team up in tvN’s new sageuk

2PM’s Ok Taecyeon (Vincenzo) and Kim Hye-yoon (Extraordinary You, Snowdrop) have both been confirmed to star in tvN’s new historical drama “The Secret Royal Inspector and Jo-yi” (literal title). The history comedy drama revolves around an indolent secret royal inspector and a reckless divorced woman in their quest to uncover the corruption in government in the Joseon period. Ok Taecyeon leads…

Lee Jun-ho, Lee Se-young Confirmed For New Historical Drama

2PM’s Lee Jun-ho (Confession) and Lee Se-young (Kairos) are both confirmed to star in the upcoming MBC historical melodrama “The Red Sleeve Cuff” (literal translation). Set in the 18th century, the sageuk will feature the romance between King Jeongjo and his royal concubine Uibin Sung as recorded by the imperial court. It is also based on a novel of the same…

Ji Hyun-woo, Lee Se-hee cast in KBS2 weekend drama

Ji Hyun-woo (Love is Annoying, But I Hate Being Lonely) and Lee Se-hee (Live On) are both cast in KBS2 weekend drama “Gentleman and Young Lady” (literal title). The drama will tell the story of Lee Young-kook (to be played by Ji Hyun-woo), a widower with three children who still grieves the death of his wife. He will…

Han Ye-seul reunites with “Couple or Trouble” PD in new drama

Han Ye-seul (Big Issue) is set to lead the new drama “Goodbye Romance” (working title). Goodbye Romance is a story of longtime friends in their journey to becoming lovers. Han Ye-seul will portray the female lead role of Joo Chan-hee, a woman who worries about dating and marriage. This is also a reunion project of Han Ye-seul…

Na In-woo cast in drama “The Jinx’s Lover”

Na In-woo (River Where The Moon Rises) has been confirmed to star in the upcoming drama adaptation of “The Jinx’s Lover” (literal title). The fantasy drama is based on the webtoon “Jinxui Yeonin” written by Han Ji-hye, which is about a poor, unlucky man who meets the goddess of luck being hidden by a chaebol family. Na…

First Impression: Mine

Drama Profile Title: MineMain Cast: Lee Bo-young, Kim Seo-hyung, Lee Hyun-wook, and Ok Ja-yeonWriter: Baek Mi-kyeong (Melting Me Softly, Lady in Dignity, Strong Woman Do Bong-soon)PD: Lee Na-jeong (Love Alarm, Fight for My Way, Oh My Venus)Timeslot: Saturday and Sunday 21:00Network: tvNEpisodes: 16Genre: Melodrama, Murder Mystery, Thriller Plot Synopsis: Featuring the high society's enormous lifestyle, the drama follows two strong and ambitious women who are trying…

In Spotlight: Jeon Yeo-been Filmography

With her recent hit Vincenzo, Jeon Yeo-been has been making waves in the international scene. Born in 1989, she is a graduate of Broadcast Entertainment at Dongduk Women's University. Her humble beginnings in her acting journey is famous among fans as she was personally contacted by actress-director Moon So-ri to appear in her movie The…

Yoon Doo-joon books comeback drama post-military

Highlight’s Yoon Doo-joon (Let’s Eat 3) is set to return to the small screen through the drama “There is No Goo Pil-soo” (working title). The drama revolves around the bromance between Goo Pil-soo, a 40-something dreamer, and Jung Seok, a 20-something entrepreneur. Yoon Doo-joon will play the role of Jung Seok, a genius in his twenties…